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Unions ground Alitalia flights from Rome's Fiumicino airport

More than 150 flights to and from Rome’s international Fiumicino airport were cancelled on Thursday (September 22) because of strike action.

More than 150 flights to and from Rome’s international Fiumicino airport were cancelled on Thursday (September 22) because of strike action.

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Rome to quit race to host 2024 Olympics

Rome’s mayor Virginia Raggi will withdraw the city’s backing for a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games in the Italian capital, a city hall official said on…

Rome’s mayor Virginia Raggi will withdraw the city’s backing for a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games in the Italian capital, a city hall official said on…

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Mayhem mounts for Rome's new mayor after losing another top aide

She is the first woman to run Rome, but Virginia Raggi’s political problems – just like the city’s rubbish – appear to be mounting by the day.

She is the first woman to run Rome, but Virginia Raggi’s political problems – just like the city’s rubbish – appear to be mounting by the day.

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Pope Francis offers pizza lunch to 1,500 homeless people

Some 1,500 homeless people from across Italy were brought into Rome to be given seats of honour at Mother Teresa’s canonisation Mass, before being treated to a pizza…

Some 1,500 homeless people from across Italy were brought into Rome to be given seats of honour at Mother Teresa’s canonisation Mass, before being treated to a pizza…

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Fendi takes over Rome's Trevi Fountain

Italian fashion house Fendi sealed its long-lasting bond with Rome by staging a unique Fashion Show at the newly restored Trevi Fountain.

Italian fashion house Fendi sealed its long-lasting bond with Rome by staging a unique Fashion Show at the newly restored Trevi Fountain.

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Italian police arrest suspect in murder of American student

Italian police have arrested a homeless man on suspicion of robbery and murder after the discovery of the body of missing American student Beau Solomon in the river Tiber in…

Italian police have arrested a homeless man on suspicion of robbery and murder after the discovery of the body of missing American student Beau Solomon in the river Tiber in…

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Meet Rome's first female mayor

The rising star of the Five Star Movement Virginia Raggi has told Euronews her priorities are tackling debt and public spending.

The rising star of the Five Star Movement Virginia Raggi has told Euronews her priorities are tackling debt and public spending.

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5-star women: the new female mayors of Rome and Turin

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's Democratic Party (PD) was trounced by the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement in local elections in Rome and Turin on Sunday, throwing further doubt over his chanc

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's Democratic Party (PD) was trounced by the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement in local elections in Rome and Turin on Sunday, throwing further doubt over his chanc

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Europe sends love to Britain ahead of EU referendum

Germans, Italians and French have been sending a message of love to the UK to persuade them to stay in the European Union.

Germans, Italians and French have been sending a message of love to the UK to persuade them to stay in the European Union.

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Italy: 5-Star set to win Rome as Renzi shrugs off local elections blow

Virginia Raggi of Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star Movement has taken a strong lead in the race to become mayor of Rome – after first round local election results which were a disappointment to the g

Virginia Raggi of Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star Movement has taken a strong lead in the race to become mayor of Rome – after first round local election results which were a disappointment to the g

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Renzi on course to lose Rome in Italian local elections

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s governing Democratic Party looks to have avoided embarrassment in local elections in Italy, although the anti-establishment Five-Star party’s Virginia Raggi is ahead in

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s governing Democratic Party looks to have avoided embarrassment in local elections in Italy, although the anti-establishment Five-Star party’s Virginia Raggi is ahead in

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Banksy's work on display in Rome

Works by the artist known as Banksy are going on display for the first time in Rome’s Palazzo Cipolla Museum.

Works by the artist known as Banksy are going on display for the first time in Rome’s Palazzo Cipolla Museum.

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ATP Rome: Raonic to face Kyrgios in second round

Canada’s Milos Raonic kept his composure to down local favourite Marco Cecchinato in three sets in the opening round of the Italian Open on Monday

Canada’s Milos Raonic kept his composure to down local favourite Marco Cecchinato in three sets in the opening round of the Italian Open on Monday

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Rome celebrates its 2,769th birthday

Rome has reached the grand old age of 2,769. To celebrate the foundation of the Italian capital, a parade was held to portray key moments from its

Rome has reached the grand old age of 2,769. To celebrate the foundation of the Italian capital, a parade was held to portray key moments from its

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Rome museum offers unique, immersive Caravaggio Experience

Prepare for a whole new kind of cultural experience: a Caravaggio exhibition in Rome that doesn’t feature a single canvas of the fiery Baroque

Prepare for a whole new kind of cultural experience: a Caravaggio exhibition in Rome that doesn’t feature a single canvas of the fiery Baroque

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Tens of thousands protest for gay adoption rights in Rome

Full equality was the demand of tens of thousands in Rome on Saturday, protesting that a bill to allow civil unions for gay and lesbian couples

Full equality was the demand of tens of thousands in Rome on Saturday, protesting that a bill to allow civil unions for gay and lesbian couples

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Italy: US ambassador summoned over Berlusconi spying reports

Italy’s foreign ministry has summoned the US ambassador, over reports that American intelligence services tapped the phones of former prime minister

Italy’s foreign ministry has summoned the US ambassador, over reports that American intelligence services tapped the phones of former prime minister

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Nude statues covered in Rome so as not to offend Iranian president

Boxed up so as not to offend … Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has come under fire after ancient nude statutes in Rome’s Capitoline museum were

Boxed up so as not to offend … Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has come under fire after ancient nude statutes in Rome’s Capitoline museum were

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AS Roma sack coach Garcia and line up Spalletti

AS Roma announced on Wednesday they have sacked their French head coach Rudi Garcia after two and a half years at the helm. Last season’s Serie

AS Roma announced on Wednesday they have sacked their French head coach Rudi Garcia after two and a half years at the helm. Last season’s Serie

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Dive into 2016

A hardy group of Romans braved a cold, misty rain on Friday (January 1) and threw themselves off a bridge in Rome into the freezing waters of the

A hardy group of Romans braved a cold, misty rain on Friday (January 1) and threw themselves off a bridge in Rome into the freezing waters of the

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Italian authorities crackdown on illegal firecrackers

Police in Italy have seized several tonnes of illegal fireworks. In Caserta authorities confiscated a firework called ‘Bomb Paris,’ containing 10kg

Police in Italy have seized several tonnes of illegal fireworks. In Caserta authorities confiscated a firework called ‘Bomb Paris,’ containing 10kg

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Rome awarded 2022 Ryder Cup

Golf’s Ryder Cup gladiators will do battle in Rome in 2022 after the ‘Eternal City’ was awarded the hosting rights for the popular biennial duel

Golf’s Ryder Cup gladiators will do battle in Rome in 2022 after the ‘Eternal City’ was awarded the hosting rights for the popular biennial duel